There are many benefits of exercising during pregnancy. Regular exercise can lift your spirits and prepare your body for labor. However, it is very important to be extra cautious while working out. Whether you’re a regular at the game or wanting to start a healthy workout routine during pregnancy, the first step for all pregnant […]
With flu season upon us, building a natural medicine cabinet is a great option for those wanting to avoid prescriptions or prevent potential illnesses. A natural medicine cabinet can help your family during this season starting with just a few simple all natural remedies. Essential Oils: Essential oils are natural liquids and aromatic compounds found […]
What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disorder of the bones resulting in decreased bone strength. In most, but not all, cases this loss occurs as we get older. It is accompanied by a loss of bone structure, which leads to weakening of bones and weak bones are prone to fractures. Osteoporosis is a risk factor […]
Although most women have menstruation in common, it’s not always a topic that is openly talked about. Because of this, many women don’t know what is normal and what is abnormal when it comes to their cycle. Below are five common menstrual disorders that every woman should be aware of. Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Bleeding is […]
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that grow within or along the walls of the uterus. They are primarily made up of smooth muscle cells and range dramatically in size. A fibroid can be the size of the sesame seed or, in extreme cases, can be the size of a grapefruit. Although most women with fibroids […]
Around 24-28 weeks gestation, most practitioners will order a blood glucose test to see if the pregnant patient has gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a high blood sugar condition that 2-5 percent of pregnant women develop during pregnancy. Because this condition rarely causes any visible symptoms, performing a glucose test is the only way to […]
Skin changes are part of normal aging, but sometimes changes to the skin provide us with early warning of impending medical problems. Sun exposure is the main risk of skin cancer, especially frequent sunburns in childhood. In addition to wrinkles, there are other common skin changes due to sun exposure. There are four main sun-related […]
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